The spirit of the International BBQ Festival, in Downtown Owensboro, was alive and well today. Although the festival was cancelled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, things looked quite a bit different. Hundreds came out to grab lunch while social distancing from their vehicles. Here's photos from the event.
Jaclyn and I got thirsty at the International Bar-B-Q Festival. That's what happens after you eat deep fried desserts, a turkey leg and some burgoo without taking a drink. LOL! But, then, we stumbled across Wild Bill's Olde Fashion Soda Pop Co. and it was delicious. Let us introduce you!
A couple of weeks ago here at WBKR, we sold our 2015 Restaurant Card through Seize the Deal. And one of the items on that card was Redneck Burgoo from Fritz's BBQ Shack here in Owensboro. Well, Jaclyn and I stumbled across the Fritz's crew yesterday at their mobile booth set up at the International Bar-B-Q Festival. And we decided to get our redneck on. Check out our official taste test!
When Chad and I are broadcasting together, you just never know what will happen. Put us at the International BBQ Fest and you really never know, ha! We had fun roaming the streets of downtown Owensboro Friday, before the storm made its' way thru and came across something we really, really wanted... the Kentucky Lottery truck!
Naturally, we had to try our luck with some scratch-offs. Well, how did
Friday and Saturday is Owensboro's famous International Barbecue Festival.
And, this year is even better. The Riverfront is finished. Smothers Park and the new Owensboro Convention Center and Hampton Inn will be showcased to the max.
Great barbecue aromas and thick, blinding smoke will waft through downtown. And, we will be there. WBKR will be broadcasting from the event on both days. As I look b
Owensboro's favorite time of the year is this week. The International Barbecue Festival in downtown Owensboro. 10 - 15,000 people will occupy the city. . Here's today's schedule of activities.
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012